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CELLAR

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does cellar mean? 

CELLAR (noun)
  The noun CELLAR has 3 senses:

1. the lowermost portion of a structure partly or wholly below ground level; often used for storage
2. an excavation where root vegetables are stored
3. storage space where wines are stored

  Familiarity information: CELLAR used as a noun is uncommon.


 Dictionary entry details 


CELLAR (noun)


Sense 1cellar [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

The lowermost portion of a structure partly or wholly below ground level; often used for storage

Classified under:

Nouns denoting man-made objects

Synonyms:

basement; cellar

Hypernyms ("cellar" is a kind of...):

floor; level; storey; story (a structure consisting of a room or set of rooms at a single position along a vertical scale)

Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "cellar"):

cellarage (a storage area in a cellar)


Sense 2cellar [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

An excavation where root vegetables are stored

Classified under:

Nouns denoting man-made objects

Synonyms:

root cellar; cellar

Hypernyms ("cellar" is a kind of...):

excavation (a hole in the ground made by excavating)

storage space (the area in any structure that provides space for storage)


Sense 3cellar [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Storage space where wines are stored

Classified under:

Nouns denoting man-made objects

Synonyms:

wine cellar; cellar

Hypernyms ("cellar" is a kind of...):

storage space (the area in any structure that provides space for storage)


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